Tag Archives: Cancer

13-Year-Old Running From Medical Treatment

I posted last week about Daniel Hauser, a 13-year-old boy who has cancer.  The family has been fighting a legal battle concerning the proper treatment for Daniel’s disease.  A judge has ordered Daniel to be treated through chemotherapy if doctors … Continue reading

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Who Decides Medical Treatment for Children?

13 year old Daniel Hauser has cancer.  He and his parents decided not to treat the disease with chemotherapy, but instead with “alternative” medicines. Apparently, doctors have said that the type of cancer Daniel has can be treated successfully about … Continue reading

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Why do “pious” fight death the hardest?

It turns out that those defined as “religious” have a greater desire to prolong life when death seems imminent.  A study that examined 345 patients with terminal cancer found that a religious person was three times more likely to have … Continue reading

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